Bears Safety Eddie Jackson Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Month

November 29, 2018 - 9:19 am
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(670 The Score) Bears safety Eddie Jackson was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for November on Thursday, this a day after he was recognized as NFC Defensive Player of the Week.

Jackson's latest honor comes for his body of work in November, which included 15 tackles and three defensive touchdowns -- two interceptions returned for a score and a forced fumble and recovery returned for a score. Jackson most recently stepped up with a decisive pick-six in the Bears' 23-16 win against the Lions in Detroit last Thursday.

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The Bears (8-3) went 4-0 in November, part of their current five-game winning streak. They solidified their place atop the NFC North, with Jackson's play an important part of their success.

Jackson is the second Bears player to earn NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors this season, joining edge rusher Khalil Mack, who was recognized for his play in September.

The Bears face the Giants (3-8) on Sunday at noon CT at MetLife Stadium.

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